Recent surveys suggest that hate speech is on the rise, particularly on the internet and on social media. Hate speech, its potential to harm individuals, and its corrosive effects on democracy and social stability are widely discussed in politics, in the media, and by the broader public. However, a closer look at public debate reveals that […]
Workshop overview What role should empirical evidence play in normative theorizing about politics? For example, should theories of distributive justice accommodate public beliefs about what’s fair? Does evidence about what happens in real world deliberations disrupt deliberative democratic theory? Debates about the place of empirical data in political theory have increasingly been at the fore […]
The Sixth Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics is pleased to announce its Sixth Annual Conference. The theme for 2020 is Ethics in a Global Environment.
The Oxford Uehiro Center for Practical Ethics, in conjunction with Wolfson College and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, is organizing a one day workshop on the topic of Genome Editing and Animal Welfare. Speakers and topics will include: Bernice Bovenkerk: “Animal (dis)enhancement: lessons from the human enhancement debate” Sarah Chan: “Genome editing and the […]
The aim of this two-day workshop is to consider the relationship between feelings of belonging and affective spaces. We seek to chart the various ways in which experiences such as group experience, political engagement, isolation, interpersonal atmospheres and online sociality manifest in relation to how social space is experienced and navigated. The format of the […]